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BLACK GLAM: Celebrity makeup artist DeeDee Kelly on beautifying Black Hollywood

Johnny Wright is back with a new episode of Black Glam where he will takes us inside the world of celebrity styling and shares...
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BLACK GLAM: Costume designer Brea Stinson reveals how she built her enviable empire

Black Glam is back with another installment and this time, celebrity stylist Johnny Wright sits down with costume designer to the stars, Brea Stinson to find to how she built her enviable empire. ...
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Black Glam: Entrepreneur and hair stylist to the stars Kim Kimble reveals what...

Stylist to the stars, Kim Kimble, sat down with theGrio’s style correspondent Johnny Wright for a good catch-up session.

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MTV has revealed the long list of contenders for the upcoming 2019 Video Music Awards and a few of our faves are up for big awards. While Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift are leading the pack with 10 nominations...
We’re used to hearing stories of cattiness when it comes to super models and the toxic culture that comes with trying to be the baddest chick to hit the runway.But when Black women are involved, we do expect them...

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The first Black woman to integrate a southern medical school dies at 91

There are so many unsung hereos in our history that do not get the recognition they deserve and Edith Jones, who died this week, is more than qualifying. Predating the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision, over 70 years ago, Jones became the first Black student to attend a medical school in the South.

In NYC, how a new generation of Afro-Latinos celebrates their Blackness

Francia Rivera and Jasmin Celini have finally found her.The two young women stare in amazement...

Iowa Tupac fan, 66, loses government official job, but finds love with Thug Life nation

An Iowa social services director with an affinity for late rapper Tupac Shakur, who lost...
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Jordin Sparks reveals how she overcame postpartum anxiety after having son, DJ

The singer opens up about postpartum struggles and why she says her husband is the "greatest thing" to ever happened to her.
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State Department confirms 11th mysterious death of American tourist in Dominican Republic

The U.S. State Department has confirmed another death in the Dominican Republic, bringing the number...

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Venus Williams surprises Atlanta kids with visit to tennis center

Some future Wimbledon contenders at the South Fulton Tennis Center in Atlanta got to size...
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Serena Williams invests in Black start-up that could save lives of expectant mothers

Last year, in her now widely cited op-ed for CNN, Serena Williams revealed to the world...

Which NBA teams are among the most profitable in the world? LeBron and Steph may have clue

What do LeBron James and Steph Curry have in common -- besides being two of...
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NFL player Tyreek Hill will not be suspended amid claims of child abuse

The Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill has been under major scrutiny since reports claimed he may have abused his son. Now the NFL has announced that they are not seeking any disciplinary action against the football star.

Dwight Howard addresses rumors of affair with man who claims otherwise; denies he’s gay

NBA player Dwight Howard is finally speaking out about those gay rumors instigated by a...

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Serena Williams invests in Black start-up that could save lives of expectant mothers

Last year, in her now widely cited op-ed for CNN, Serena Williams revealed to the world...
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Baltimore sisters get Walmart cheesecake deal from biz they started during government shutdown

Nikki Howard and Jaqi Wright made the best of their furlough time during the government shutdown earlier this year and now they've turned their cheesecakes into a booming business
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A Sad Day: Ebony to auction off its prized photo archives to pay creditors

Ebony’s photo archive that depicts the history of African American life is set to go on auction in July, is approval is received by the bankruptcy court.
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Sephora’s shutdown for diversity training is a temporary fix to bigger issue

This past week, Sephora closed down each of its 400+ stores for a day of diversity training. Could the training have been a useless shutdown?
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Forbes: Jay-Z is not just rap royalty, he’s a billion-dollar business, man

How rich is Jay-Z? He's a business, man. Nine years after Jay-Z sat down with Warren Buffet over strawberry malts to discuss wealth and the art of giving for an article in Forbes magazine, the iconic rapper has amassed...